Friday, September 15, 2017

2017 Topps Heritage High Number - Dodgers Base, Variation and Parallel Cards

Topps 2017 Heritage High Numbers Baseball was released earlier this week, and below is a look at all the Dodger cards in the base set. Go here for a complete checklist. This set includes Cody Bellinger's first Heritage card.

Base Set

#507 Brandon McCarthy

#528 Logan Forsythe

Blog Kiosk: 9/15/2017 Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

There's nothing like spending the afternoon sitting on the grass at your favorite ballpark.

Featured above is a vintage 1919 NEA press photo (ebay link) of several Brooklyn Dodger players relaxing before a game. It is date stamped August 27th, but likely comes from the prior day when they played a twin-bill against the Cardinals. I have no idea who is in the photo, but I figure Zach Wheat has got to be hiding there somewhere.

Below are more links to check out:
  • This Day in Dodgers HistoryIn 1946 the second game of a doubleheader between the Dodgers and Cubs at Ebbets Field is postponed during the fifth inning due to a giant swarm of gnats attacking the field and players. In 1978 the home attendance at Dodger Stadium of 47,188 fans marks the first time in Major League history that a team has drawn more the three million rooters at home.
  • Happy Birthday, Doc BushongBud ClancyFritz OstermuellerCharley SmithJim Barbieri!